Whether it’s a particularly smooth zinfandel or a delightfully bubbly sparkling wine, each California winegrowing region imparts subtle nuances to the wines and grapes grown within its borders. Each region has a diverse and distinctive mix of wine styles, grape varieties, wine-grape growers, vintners, wineries and events.
Interested in learning more about the wines produced in a particular winegrowing area? Explore the regions, links and resources to the right and get to know more about California’s vineyards.
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The North Coast region is a wine and food lover’s paradise – a tranquil scene of picturesque landscapes with mountain ranges, rolling hills, and deep valleys all helping to produce some of the best wine grapes in the country. Influenced by the cool coastal air and fog from the Pacific Ocean, the region enjoys a temperate climate with a long growing season of sunny, warm days followed by cool evenings – the ideal climate for growing flavorful wine grapes. The premium wines made from the world-class wine grapes grown here are enjoyed around the globe.
Alexander Valley Winegrowers: www.alexandervalley.org
Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association: www.avwines.com
Carneros Wine Alliance: www.carneros.com
Lake County Winegrape Growers: www.lakecountywine grape.org.
Lake County Winery Association: www.lakecountywineries.org
Mendocino Winegrape & Wine Commission: www.truemendocinowine.com
Napa Valley Vintners: www.napavintners.com
Napa Valley Grape Growers: www.napagrowers.org
Russian River Valley Winegrowers: www.rrvw.org
Sonoma Country Vintners: www.sonomawine.com
Sonoma County Winegrape Commission: www.sonomawine grape.org
Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance: www.sonomavalleywine.com
Suisun Valley Vintners & Growers Association: www.svgga.com
Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley: www.wdcv.com